Herschel Walker's loss in Senate race spurs new GOP calls for shift in strategy

Herschel Walker’s loss in Senate race spurs new GOP calls for shift in strategy

Comment on this story Comment Herschel Walker’s loss in a pivotal Georgia Senate race Tuesday has renewed Republican calls to break with former president Donald Trump and rethink the party’s strategy ahead of 2024, as lawmakers and operatives reckoned with the final blow in a profoundly disappointing midterm cycle. The recriminations were swift as Republicans …

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Gavi alliance could end Covax vaccine sharing initiative

Gavi alliance could end Covax vaccine sharing initiative

Comment this story Comment An organization leading the Covax initiative to provide the world with doses of coronavirus vaccine is considering whether to end the project. It’s a move that would change the way global health institutions approach covid-19, experts say, treating it as a routine disease rather than a public health emergency. At a …

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What to know if you applied for Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

What to know if you applied for Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

Graduates line up before the start of a community college commencement in East Rutherford, N.J., in 2018. (Seth Wenig/AP File) President Biden’s student loan debt relief plan is on hold for now, leaving millions of Americans who are eligible for relief in limbo. “Forty-five million [Americans] owe a collective $1.7 trillion of federal loan debt,” …

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iPhone AirDrop restriction first seen in China will roll out globally with iOS 16.2

iPhone AirDrop restriction first seen in China will roll out globally with iOS 16.2

Apple’s next iOS update will make AirDrop more secure for everyone. The new defaults will arrive globally in the upcoming iOS 16.2 after the company limited use of AirDrop in Chinawhere protesters had used the feature to organize with strangers. The restriction will put a 10-minute cap on the window allowing users to share AirDrop …

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Ex-Theranos president Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

Ex-Theranos president Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former president and chief operating officer of failed blood-testing company Theranos, on Wednesday was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison, plus three years of probation. Driving the news: Balwani’s sentencing comes less than three weeks after his former boss and …

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Amazon's Echo Show 15 smart display becomes a portable Fire TV

Amazon’s Echo Show 15 smart display becomes a portable Fire TV

Enlarge / Fire TV on Amazon Echo Show 15. Amazon Amazon’s versatile Echo Show 15 smart display now has a more mainstream purpose: streaming TV and movies. Amazon today rolled out a free software update that grants the Echo Show 15 Fire TV capabilities, and newly purchased devices will be able to stream content from …

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Rollback of covid vaccine mandate met with furor at Pentagon

Rollback of covid vaccine mandate met with furor at Pentagon

Comment on this story Comment The Biden administration fumed Wednesday at the near-certainty that Congress will strip away the Defense Department’s requirement that all military personnel be vaccinated against the coronavirus, upending a politically divisive policy that has led to the dismissal of nearly 8,500 service members and numerous lawsuits disputing its fairness. The agreement, …

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SAG-AFTRA President Fran Highlights Concerns Over Hollywood Vaccination Mandate - Deadline

SAG-AFTRA President Fran Highlights Concerns Over Hollywood Vaccination Mandate – Deadline

SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher doubles down on concerns about Hollywood’s Covid-19 vaccination mandate, saying “help is on the way!” for those who refuse to be vaccinated for work due to their religious beliefs or pre-existing health conditions. “I continue to fight on behalf of our members who feel discriminated against because of unvaccinated or unboosted …

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